The Animal Welfare Body Utrecht handles personal data with care. This page contains information about the kind of data we collect, the purposes for which we collect it and how we protect this data. It also has information about how to exercise your legal data protection rights. Our policy is based on the Dutch General Data Protection Regulation (DGDP, in Dutch AVG).
We collect and process personal data in order to perform tasks required by the Experiments on Animals Act and to inform people about the law. These tasks have to do with, among other things, animal welfare, alternatives, procedures, registration, supervision and communication with the Animal Ethics Committee Utrecht (DEC) and Central Authority for Scientific Procedures on Animals (CCD).
We retain the address and the communications of people with whom we exchange e-mail on our server, as long as they are relevant for us. If you receive our newsletter, then we keep your name and e-mail address for this purpose, until you unsubscribe or leave employment.
People registered with us in connection with work fill out various forms. The information on these forms is managed by us. The information we use is name and address, e-mail address(s), data from the institute at which a researcher works, relevant educational information and information about the content of their research.
How long do we keep data
In conformance with the DGDP, we only keep your data as long as strictly necessary to achieve the goal(s) for which the data was collected.
Sharing data with third parties
Personal data are not rented, sold or in any other way shared with third parties. Any exchange of information occurs exclusively for the purpose of government inspections for enforcement of the law (CCD and the Netherlands Food and Consumer Products Authority).
Securely storing personal data
Personal data are only accessible to directly involved employees. We have taken appropriate technical security measures to protect your data. Any abuse or attempt to abuse this data will be reported to the authorities.
Questions or requests to view and correct data